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Challenge Direct Reports To Continuously Develop

In his book “The Shallows: What The Internet Is Doing To Our Brains”, Nicholas Carr argues that our reliance on the Internet is changing how our brains operate.  As we become more reliant on the Internet, and electronics in general, our brains are required to do less memorization and deep reading.

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Characteristics Of Strong Core Values

Peter Drucker was hailed by Businessweek as “the man who invented management.” Drucker was a prolific writer publishing over 39 management books and countless articles.  One of Drucker’s famous quotes was “culture eats strategy for breakfast” emphasizing the importance of core values in an organization.  In 1994, Jim Collins and Jerry Porras continued the

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How Well Do You Know Your Direct Reports?

Now, with more employees remote or virtual, it is important to connect on a personal level with direct reports.  It’s a widely accepted fact that people who have healthy personal relationships have greater trust and are more willing to extend themselves than those who have lesser relationships.  It then makes sense that leaders

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